• Active to Reserve, crew chief shares total force experience

    Having a father who served in the Air Force made the decision to enlist simple for Tech. Sgt. Devin Hughes, a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft crew chief assigned to the 927th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The plan was to enlist on active duty and transfer to the

  • Active to Reserve, Airmen share total force experiences

    Capt. Kierstin Flores, 927th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft maintenance operations officer, knew she wanted to be part of the Air Force from a young age. After graduating high school early, she persuaded her parents to sign a waiver allowing her to enlist at 17 years old. Throughout her

  • Team MacDill executes total force readiness exercise

    The 6th Air Mobility Wing and the 927th Air Refueling Wing conducted a readiness exercise here Feb. 8-10. The total force team was tasked to simulate a short-notice deployment, testing its ability to rapidly deploy cargo and personnel, and expeditiously launch aircraft during a 72-hour training